Employees who struggle to balance their work and personal lives can suffer from health issues, poor job satisfaction, exhaustion, burnout, and problematic behavior on the job. Despite 72 percent of Statista survey respondents acknowledging the importance of looking at work-life factors when job-hunting, they often need help achieving work-life goals once employed.

Considering the vital role of the work-life relationship in worker effectiveness, wellbeing, and long-term commitment, employers should prioritize it across all facets of their operations, including their benefits programs. Brokers and TPAs can help by offering different benefit accounts, like lifestyle spending accounts (LSAs) for various wellness expenses, dependent care flexible spending accounts (DCFSAs) for child care financial assistance, and health savings accounts (HSAs) for retirement and financial peace of mind. 

First, let's examine the work-life relationship and consider how employer benefits can provide support.

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